Ann M. Eisenberg, Elizabeth Kronk Warner THE PRECIPICE OF JUSTICE: EQUITY, ENERGY, AND THE ENVIRONMENT IN INDIAN COUNTRY AND RURAL COMMUNITIES 42 Energy Law Journal 281 (2021) Editor's Note: As the authors mention at footnote 1, the ideas presented in their essay were first shared during a panel presentation in February of this year at the at the University of Florida Levin College of Law's annual Public Interest Environmental Conference. We and the authors have described their piece as an essay and not an article... 2021
Ian F. Tapu THE REASONABLE INDIGENOUS YOUTH STANDARD 56 Gonzaga Law Review 529 (2020/2021) C1-3Table of Contents L1-2Introduction . L3530 I. J.D.B. v. North Carolina: Opening the Door for Youth. 534 II. The Indigenous Youth Experience. 536 III. The Connection Between the Contextual Legal Framework and a Reasonable Indigenous Youth Standard. 539 IV. The Indigenous Youth Standard Already Conforms to Precedent. 541 L1-2Conclusion . L3544 2021
Melanie Randall THE SHACKLED SEXUAL ASSAULT VICTIM: TRAUMA, RESISTANCE, AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE VIOLATIONS OF AN INDIGENOUS WOMAN 39 Minnesota Journal of Law & Inequality 317 (Summer, 2021) L1-2Table of Contents Introduction. 318 I. Widening the Lens: State Failures and Violence Against Indigenous Peoples and Women in Canada, the US, Australia, and New Zealand. 323 A. The Sexual and Physical Assault Perpetrated Against Angela Cardinal. 334 B. The Preliminary Inquiry. 336 i. The First Layer of Violation: Stigmatizing Ms. Cardinal as a... 2021
Clint Summers THE SKY WILL NOT FALL IN OKLAHOMA 56 Tulsa Law Review 471 (Spring, 2021) I. Introduction. 472 II. What Every Oklahoman Needs to Know About Native Reservations. 475 A. Lands of Violence. 476 B. An Inadequate System. 477 III. Jurisdictional Divide. 480 A. The State's Criminal Jurisdiction Powers. 480 i. Inside the Reservation. 480 ii. Outside the Reservation. 482 B. The Mvskoke Nation's Criminal Jurisdiction Powers. 482... 2021
Alex Tallchief Skibine THE TRIBAL RIGHT TO EXCLUDE OTHERS FROM INDIAN-OWNED LANDS 45 American Indian Law Review 261 (2021) In May 2020, two Indian tribes in South Dakota--the Cheyenne River Sioux and Oglala Sioux Tribes--established health safety checkpoints on state and federal roads accessing the entrance to their reservations, invoking the dangers caused by COVID-19. The South Dakota Governor threatened immediate legal action, arguing that such roadblocks could only... 2021
Joseph Austin THE WORDS OF THE TALKING GOD 57-AUG Arizona Attorney 30 (July/August, 2021) Over the years, I have presented at numerous conferences, workshops and law school classes, teaching students and practitioners about federal Indian Law and tribal law. One of the challenges of teaching tribal law is convincing folks that Native people always had the rule of law. The rule of law was not given to Native people and neither was... 2021
Katherine Florey TOWARD TRIBAL REGULATORY SOVEREIGNTY IN THE WAKE OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC 63 Arizona Law Review 399 (Summer, 2021) The media has often highlighted the devastating toll COVID-19 has taken in many parts of Indian country--and that, to be sure, is part of the story. But there are other aspects of the picture as well. On the one hand, tribes have taken resourceful and creative measures to combat COVID-19. On the other, a troublesome doctrinal landscape has... 2021
Melissa Tehee , Royleen J. Ross , Charlotte McCloskey , Iva GreyWolf , Assistant Professor of Psychology, Director of the American Indian Support Project, Utah State University, Secretary, Society of Indian Psychologists, Leadership Development Institute TRAUMA-INFORMED, CULTURALLY RELEVANT PSYCHOLOGICAL RESPONSES IN CASES OF MISSING OR MURDERED INDIGENOUS PEOPLES 69 Department of Justice Journal of Federal Law and Practice 251 (March, 2021) Linking back to the constant onslaught on Native land and therefore Native bodies, MMIWG2 (Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls and Two Spirit People) scholars underscore the connections between the violence experienced by Indigenous women to the continued subjugation of such bodies by the colonial state. Missing or Murdered Indigenous... 2021
Max King TRIBAL LENDING AFTER GINGRAS 19 Duke Law & Technology Review 122 (May 13, 2021) Online payday lenders pose serious risks for consumers. Yet, for years, these lending companies have skirted state regulation by pleading tribal sovereign immunity. Under this doctrine, entities that are so affiliated with tribal nations that they are an arm of the tribe are immune from suit. Without comprehensive federal regulation, tribal... 2021
Lori Bable TRIBALLY DEFINED CITIZENSHIP CRITERIA: COUNTERING WHITENESS AS PROPERTY INTERPRETATIONS OF "INDIAN" FOR RESTORING INHERENT SOVEREIGNTY 18 Hastings Race and Poverty Law Journal 29 (Winter, 2021) This article implements the framework of whiteness of property to articulate the ways in which holdings of the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) have limited Tribal Nations' sovereignty because of the illegibility and correlative dispossession of inherent sovereignty itself. This article also highlights how these past SCOTUS... 2021
Adam Crepelle TRIBES, VACCINES, AND COVID-19: A LOOK AT TRIBAL RESPONSES TO THE PANDEMIC 49 Fordham Urban Law Journal 31 (November, 2021) Introduction. 31 I. Why Tribes Were Especially Vulnerable to the COVID-19 Virus. 35 II. Vaccines, Pharmaceutical Experiments, and Indians. 39 III. Tribal Vaccine Distribution. 44 IV. Tribes and Medical Sovereignty: Beyond Vaccines. 53 A. Mask Mandates and Social Distancing Guidelines. 53 B. Highway COVID-19 Checkpoints. 57 C. Casino and Other... 2021
Lauren E. Schneider TRUST BETRAYED: THE RELUCTANCE TO RECOGNIZE JUDICIALLY ENFORCEABLE TRUST OBLIGATIONS UNDER THE INDIAN HEALTH CARE IMPROVEMENT ACT (IHCIA) 52 Loyola University Chicago Law Journal 1099 (Summer, 2021) The federal trust doctrine developed out of the legal relationship between European sovereigns--and later, the United States government--and American Indian tribes. By signing treaties with Indian tribes, the settler governments entered into an ongoing relationship with sovereign tribal governments. The United States government has a duty to... 2021
Laura Briggs TWENTIETH CENTURY BLACK AND NATIVE ACTIVISM AGAINST THE CHILD TAKING SYSTEM: LESSONS FOR THE PRESENT 11 Columbia Journal of Race and Law 611 (July, 2021) This Article argues that the historical record supports activism that takes the abolition of the child welfare system as its starting point, rather than its reform. It explores the birth of the modern child welfare system in the 1950s as part of the white supremacist effort to punish Black communities that sought desegregation of schools and other... 2021
Mikaela Koski TYING A TRIBAL OFFICER'S HANDS: TRIBAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITY UNDER UNITED STATES v. COOLEY 126 Penn State Law Review 275 (Fall, 2021) American Indian reservations make up more than 56 million acres in the United States. The rules governing enforcement of criminal law in Indian Country are complex. While tribal law enforcement officers have authority within a tribe's reservation, they have reduced authority on public roads that run through the reservations, especially when they... 2021
Rephael G. Stern UNCERTAIN COMPARISONS: ZIONIST AND ISRAELI LINKS TO INDIA AND PAKISTAN IN THE AGE OF PARTITION AND DECOLONIZATION 39 Law and History Review 451 (August, 2021) From the end of the Second World War to the mid-1950s, Zionist and (after May 1948) Israeli politicians and bureaucrats repeatedly studied the unfolding developments on the Indian subcontinent. The events in South Asia fueled Zionists/Israelis' analogical imagination: that is, the imagined analogy between the Yishuv (the pre-1948 Jewish community... 2021
Alyson Merlin UNENFORCED PROMISES: TREATY RIGHTS AS A MECHANISM TO ADDRESS THE IMPACT OF ENERGY PROJECTS NEAR TRIBAL LANDS 11 Columbia Journal of Race and Law 373 (April, 2021) Treaties between the United States and Native nations are binding until abrogated by the clear and plain intent of Congress. Many treaties signed in the 18th and 19th centuries remain unabrogated, but are also unenforced by the courts of the United States. The Dewey Burdock Project is a proposed uranium mining operation which would sit adjacent to... 2021
Lauren van Schilfgaarde , Brett Lee Shelton USING PEACEMAKING CIRCLES TO INDIGENIZE TRIBAL CHILD WELFARE 11 Columbia Journal of Race and Law 681 (July, 2021) Historical child welfare policies explicitly aimed to exterminate Indigenous culture and disrupt tribal cohesion. The remnants of these policies form the foundation for the contemporary child welfare system. These policies view the child as an isolated and interchangeable asset, over which parents enjoy property-like rights, and in which the child... 2021
Leslie A. Hagen , National Indian Country Training Coordinator, Office of Legal Education, Executive Office for United States Attorneys VIOLENT CRIME IN INDIAN COUNTRY AND THE FEDERAL RESPONSE 69 Department of Justice Journal of Federal Law and Practice 79 (March, 2021) Domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse in tribal communities are significant issues, and they have deservedly received greater attention by the public, the criminal justice and social service systems, and the medical community during the past two decades. Some of these crimes are at the root of missing indigenous person cases. A person... 2021
Will Hyland VOTER ID: COMBATING VOTER FRAUD OR DISENFRANCHISING? A COMPREHENSIVE ANALYSIS OF VOTER ID LAWS, NATIVE AMERICAN DISENFRANCHISEMENT, AND THEIR INTERSECTION 29 University of Miami International and Comparative Law Review 283 (Fall, 2021) This note discusses the contentious issue of voter ID laws and their ability to disproportionately affect various racial and ethnic groups, with specific attention paid to such laws' effects on Native Americans. Since the 2000 election catastrophe and subsequent changes to our election system, voter ID laws have become a hot-button issue. Many... 2021
Affie B. Ellis, Holland & Hart LLP, Cheyenne, Wyoming VOTING IN INDIAN COUNTRY THE VIEW FROM THE TRENCHES BY JEAN REITH SCHROEDEL 44-FEB Wyoming Lawyer 16 (February, 2021) In the United States, there are 574 federally recognized American Indian tribes, each with their own history, culture, language and governing structure. Although tribal members enjoy U.S. citizenship, state citizenship and tribal citizenship, the right to vote in federal and state elections has not always been recognized. In fact, in many cases,... 2021
Kaighn Smith Jr. WHEN CONGRESS FORGETS: BREAKING THROUGH CONGRESS'S FAILURE TO MENTION INDIAN TRIBES IN FEDERAL EMPLOYMENT LAWS 68-APR Federal Lawyer 8 (March/April, 2021) Congress's enactment of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) on April 1, 2020, is a stark reminder that Indian tribes are often invisible to Congress when it enacts sweeping employment laws. Such invisibility dates as far back as the National Labor Relations Act of 1935 (NLRA). And it persists in a host of other laws, including the... 2021
Guillermo J. Garcia Sanchez WHEN DRILLS AND PIPELINES CROSS INDIGENOUS LANDS IN THE AMERICAS 51 Seton Hall Law Review 1121 (2021) From the Missouri River, passing through the Sonora Desert, all the way down to the Amazon Forest and the Andean Mountains, drills and pipelines are crossing over indigenous lands. In an energy-thirsty continent, there is no land left to spare, not even tribal land. Many of these energy infrastructure projects involve international investments that... 2021
Paul Figueroa WHEN IMITATION IS NOT FLATTERY: ADDRESSING CULTURAL EXPLOITATION IN GUATEMALA THROUGH A SUI GENERIS MODEL 46 Brigham Young University Law Review 979 (2021) Indigenous Guatemalan weavers are fighting for intellectual property laws that better protect their designs and other cultural expressions. The exploitation and appropriation by local and international companies has negatively affected the weavers' livelihoods and resulted in culturally inappropriate uses of spiritual and traditional symbols.... 2021
Melissa Tehee, Racheal Killgore, Sallie Mack, Devon S. Isaacs, Erica Ficklin WHEN JUSTICE DOES NOT WORK: A SOLUTION FOCUSED APPROACH TO VIOLENCE AGAINST NATIVE WOMEN IN INDIAN COUNTRY 36 Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender & Society 33 (Spring, 2021) INTRODUCTION. 34 I. VIOLENCE AGAINST NATIVE WOMEN. 35 II. JURISDICTIONAL PROBLEMS. 36 A. Criminal Jurisdiction in Indian Country. 36 i. Federal Policy. 36 ii. Policing, Investigations, and Evidence Collection. 38 iii. High Rates of Federal Declination. 40 iv. Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and Two Spirit (MMIWG2). 42 B. Civil... 2021
Adam Crepelle WHITE TAPE AND INDIAN WARDS: REMOVING THE FEDERAL BUREAUCRACY TO EMPOWER TRIBAL ECONOMIES AND SELF-GOVERNMENT 54 University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform 563 (Spring, 2021) American Indians have the highest poverty rate in the United States, and dire poverty ensnares many reservations. With no private sector and abysmal infrastructure, reservations are frequently likened to third-world countries. Present-day Indian poverty is a direct consequence of present-day federal Indian law and policy. Two-hundred-year-old laws... 2021
Eleanor Marie Lawrence Brown WHY BLACK HOMEOWNERS ARE MORE LIKELY TO BE CARIBBEAN AMERICAN THAN AFRICAN AMERICAN IN NEW YORK: A THEORY OF HOW EARLY WEST INDIAN MIGRANTS BROKE RACIAL CARTELS IN HOUSING 61 American Journal of Legal History 3 (March, 2021) Why are the Black brownstone owners and landlords in Harlem and Brooklyn disproportionately West Indian? For students of housing discrimination, Black West Indian Americans have long presented a quandary. West Indian Americans generally own and rent higher quality housing than African Americans. These advantages began long ago. For example, when... 2021
Elizabeth Hampton "THUS IN THE BEGINNING ALL THE WORLD WAS AMERICA": THE EFFECTS OF ANTI-PROTEST LEGISLATION AND AN AMERICAN CONQUEST CULTURE IN NATIVE SACRED SITES CASES 44 American Indian Law Review 289 (2020) The United States remains the global leader for energy and raw materials pipeline networks, maintaining over 2.6 million miles of liquid, gas transmission, and gas distribution pipelines. Though economically lucrative, the industry is not without controversy. Since time immemorial, the energy sector has received harsh criticism for the... 2020
Emil Kranz 11 U.S.C. § 541 AND D&O INSURANCE: AN ANALYSIS OF THE "INSURED versus INSURED" EXCLUSION IN A BANKRUPTCY CONTEXT FOLLOWING INDIAN HARBOR 36 Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal 143 (2020) Directors and Officers insurance has been a mainstay for most corporations for years. Included in most D&O insurance policies is what is referred to as an insured versus insured exclusion which prohibits an insured from filing suit against another insured. Section 541 of the Bankruptcy Code's creation of an estate has created a dichotomy amongst... 2020
Jordan Ramharter A MEETING OF THE MINDS: UTILIZING MAINE'S STATE EDUCATION SYSTEM TO PROMOTE THE SUCCESS OF ITS NATIVE STUDENTS WHILE MAINTAINING TRIBAL SOVEREIGNTY 72 Maine Law Review 379 (2020) I. Introduction II. The Right to Equal Educational Opportunities III. Student Opportunity and Achievement Gaps IV. Federal Education-Based Legislation V. American Indians and Education The Federal Government's Use of the Plenary Power Doctrine Federal Legislation and the Bureau of Indian Education The Gaps in Native Students Opportunity &... 2020
Milan Kumar AMERICAN INDIANS AND THE RIGHT TO VOTE: WHY THE COURTS ARE NOT ENOUGH 61 Boston College Law Review 1111 (March, 2020) American Indians and Alaska Natives face new barriers in exercising their fundamental right to vote. Recently, states have introduced and implemented facially neutral voting rules aimed at eliminating voter fraud. These rules, as well as strict voter identification and increased reliance on mail-in ballots, disproportionately suppress... 2020
  AMERICA'S PLACE IN THE NEW WORLD ORDER 44-SUM Fletcher Forum of World Affairs 75 (Summer, 2020) fletcher forum: In 2018, you criticized Google for its inexplicable choice to avoid working with the DoD while simultaneously pursuing deeper business ties with China. As the United States operates in an era of Great Power competition with China, how can and should it confront this trend in the private sector? general joseph dunford: First of all,... 2020
Alana Paris AN UNFAIR CROSS SECTION: FEDERAL JURISDICTION FOR INDIAN COUNTRY CRIMES DISMANTLES JURY COMMUNITY CONSCIENCE 16 Northwestern Journal of Law & Social Policy 92 (Fall, 2020) Under the Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution, federal jury pools must reflect a fair cross section of the community in which a crime is prosecuted and from which no distinct group in the community is excluded. The community in which a crime is prosecuted varies widely in Indian country based on legislative reforms enacted by Congress... 2020
Dr. Caroline Coker Coursey ARE INDIAN TRIBES REALLY "DOMESTIC DEPENDENT NATIONS?": THE FIGHT FOR SOVEREIGN IMMUNITY IN WILKES v. PCI GAMING AUTHORITY 50 Cumberland Law Review 49 (2019-2020) Indian reservations are present in various states but are not subject to state rule. Instead, these reservations are tantamount to a foreign country with the right to govern themselves (in accordance with the United States Constitution), enjoy sovereign immunity, and trade with the United States under treaties. While these rights are elucidated in... 2020
Katie L. Gojevic BENEFIT OR BURDEN?: BRACKEEN v. ZINKE AND THE CONSTITUTIONALITY OF THE INDIAN CHILD WELFARE ACT 68 Buffalo Law Review 247 (January, 2020) Officials seemingly would rather place Indian children in non-Indian settings where their Indian culture, their Indian traditions and, in general, their entire Indian way of life is smothered . [Agencies] strike at the heart of Indian communities by literally stealing Indian children. This course can only weaken rather than strengthen the Indian... 2020
Jayanth K. Krishnan BHOPAL IN THE FEDERAL COURTS: HOW INDIAN VICTIMS FAILED TO GET JUSTICE IN THE UNITED STATES 72 Rutgers University Law Review 705 (Spring, 2020) Over thirty-five years ago, the city of Bhopal, India, witnessed a horrific gas leak that originated from a facility operated by Union Carbide India Limited (UCIL), which had as its parent company the American-based Union Carbide Corporation (UCC). Thousands were killed, with many more injured. One hundred forty-five cases were filed throughout... 2020
  CHAPTER FOUR ALOHA 'INA: NATIVE HAWAIIAN LAND RESTITUTION 133 Harvard Law Review 2148 (April, 2020) When I speak at this time of the Hawaiian people, I refer to the children of the soil--the native inhabitants of the Hawaiian Islands and their descendants. --Queen Lili'uokalani Mauna Kea, a dormant volcano on the island of Hawai'i, is home to sacred practices of the Native Hawaiian people--including the burial of sacred ancestors --and, of more... 2020
Lisset M. Pino COLONIZING HISTORY: RICE v. CAYETANO AND THE FIGHT FOR NATIVE HAWAIIAN SELF-DETERMINATION 129 Yale Law Journal 2574 (June, 2020) Rice v. Cayetano involved a challenge to the voting qualifications for Hawai'i's Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA). Created during the 1978 Hawaiian Constitutional Convention, OHA manages lands held in trust for Native Hawaiians. To ensure OHA was representative of its constituents, voting for OHA trustees was initially restricted to... 2020
Carly Gillespie COLUMBUS'S LEGACY: TRAFFICKING OF NATIVE AMERICAN WOMEN IN THE 21ST CENTURY 71 South Carolina Law Review 685 (Spring, 2020) I. Introduction. 686 II. Background. 689 A. Statistics of Human Trafficking on Reservations, or Lack Thereof. 689 B. Categories of Intergenerational Trauma. 691 1. History of Oppression and Objectification. 691 2. Intergenerational Trauma. 695 C. Specific Vulnerabilities of Native Women. 696 D. Man Camps, Casinos, and Tourism. 698 III. Inadequacies... 2020
Genevieve Frances Steel CONSTRUCTING THE TRIDENT OF THE REASONABLE PERSON: ENOUGH IS ENOUGH! IT'S TIME FOR THE REASONABLE INDIAN STANDARD 12 Elon Law Review 62 (2020) I. Introduction. 64 II. Background. 68 A. American Indian Statistics. 68 B. Historical Trauma. 71 1. American Indian Genocide. 73 2. Colonization and Boarding Schools. 75 C. Trauma Affects Cognition, Emotional Control, and Reasoning. 77 D. Acculturation and Its Effect on Native Health. 81 III. The Reasonable Indian Standard. 84 A. The Reasonable... 2020
Hannah Gordon COWBOYS AND INDIANS: SETTLER COLONIALISM AND THE DOG WHISTLE IN U.S. IMMIGRATION POLICY 74 University of Miami Law Review 520 (Winter, 2020) The nineteenth-century Indian problem has become the twenty-first century border crisis. While the United States fancies itself a nation of immigrants, this rhetoric is impossible to square with the reality of the systematic exclusion of migrants of color. In particular, the Trump administration has taken the exclusion of migrants descended from... 2020
Iantha M. Haight DIGITAL NATIVES, TECHNO-TRANSPLANTS: FRAMING MINIMUM TECHNOLOGY STANDARDS FOR LAW SCHOOL GRADUATES 44 Journal of the Legal Profession 175 (Spring, 2020) Adjustments need to be made to legal education for new attorneys to be ready for the technological demands of legal practice. In 2012, the American Bar Association added a duty of technology competence to the standard for general competence in the Model Rules of Professional Conduct, which has now been adopted by 38 states. The new Comment 8 to... 2020
  FEDERAL INDIAN AND TRIBAL LAW 43-APR Wyoming Lawyer 38 (April, 2020) If you intend to take a case in Tribal Court, ensure that you are a member of the Wind River (or other) Tribal bar, or file an application for pro hac vice before attempting to practice in the court. As a licensed attorney, becoming barred in the Wind River Tribal Court typically requires completing an application, found at... 2020
Lindsay R. Johnson , Mary-Kathryn Hawes FROM THE TRAIL OF TEARS TO TAM: HOW UNITED STATES TRADEMARK LAW FAILS NATIVE AMERICANS 21 Wake Forest Journal of Business and Intellectual Property Law 29 (Fall, 2020) Abstract. 32 I. Introduction. 32 II. The Psychology of Trademarks. 34 A. Overview. 34 B. The Psychological Difference Between Design and Word Marks. 35 C. The Psycho-Socio-Economic Effects of Misappropriation of Racial Representations in Design Marks. 37 III. The Indian Arts and Crafts Act. 38 A. Background and Legislative History of the Indian and... 2020
Patty Ferguson-Bohnee HOW THE NATIVE AMERICAN VOTE CONTINUES TO BE SUPPRESSED 45 Human Rights 16 (2020) The right to vote is precious. It is almost sacred. It is the most powerful non-violent tool we have in a democracy. --Representative John Lewis The right to vote has been an uphill battle for Native Americans. The Voting Rights Act of 1965 helped to secure and protect that right for many Native Americans and Alaska Natives. With the Voting... 2020
Ian Falefuafua Tapu HOW TO SAY SORRY: FULFILLING THE UNITED STATES' TRUST OBLIGATION TO NATIVE HAWAIIANS BY USING THE CANONS OF CONSTRUCTION TO INTERPRET THE APOLOGY RESOLUTION 44 New York University Review of Law and Social Change 445 (2020) The Marshall Trilogy--a series of U.S. Supreme Court cases that became the legal foundation of the unique, government-to-government relationship between Indian tribes and the U.S. federal government--established a special doctrine known as the Indian Canons of Construction. The Canons became a powerful tool in treaty and statutory construction,... 2020
Margaret Schaff , Cheryl Lohman INDIAN ALLOTTEE WATER RIGHTS: A CASE STUDY OF ALLOTMENTS ON THE FORMER MALHEUR INDIAN RESERVATION 31 Colorado Natural Resources, Energy & Environmental Law Review 147 (Winter, 2020) C1-2Table of Contents Introduction. 147 I. Indian Water Rights. 148 II. Allotment Water Rights. 151 III. Public Domain Allotments. 153 IV. The Malheur Public Domain Allotments. 156 Conclusion. 163 2020
  INDIAN LAW SECTION HONOREE NAMED 56-AUG Arizona Attorney 70 (July/August, 2020) The Indian Law Section's Executive Council is pleased to announce that Cora Tso is the recipient of the Section's Character and Fitness Scholarship. Cora is a proud member of the Navajo Nation. As she explained: My dedication to serving Indian Country began during my adolescence. Growing up, I witnessed the harsh realities of life on an Indian... 2020
  INDIAN LAW SPECIAL FOCUS 56-AUG Arizona Attorney 22 (July/August, 2020) In the spring of 2019, we debuted a special issue focused on Indian Law. Because the practice area is diverse, our coverage was too--encompassing many areas of business, regulation and human experience. A year later, we wondered if it was too early to cover the subject again. But when leading practitioners made a call to their colleagues for... 2020
Matthew L.M. Fletcher INDIAN LIVES MATTER: PANDEMICS AND INHERENT TRIBAL POWERS 73 Stanford Law Review Online 38 (June, 2020) American Indian people know all too well the impact of pandemics on human populations, having barely survived smallpox outbreaks and other diseases transmitted during the generations of early contact between themselves and Europeans. Indian people also suffered disproportionately from the last pandemic to hit the United States about a century ago.... 2020
Catherine Schluter INDIAN RESERVED RIGHTS TO GROUNDWATER: VICTORY FOR TRIBES, FOR NOW 32 Georgetown Environmental Law Review 729 (Summer, 2020) Many Indian tribes in the United States have a federally reserved right to water to support their reservations and way of life, as recognized in Winters v. United States. However, the Winters doctrine does not explicitly recognize a reserved right to groundwater. Three states--Wyoming, Arizona, and Montana--faced the question of whether to extend... 2020
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